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Radio Operator Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for radio operators in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radio operators among West Virginia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radio Operators in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,990
25th Percentile Wage
$19,440
50th Percentile Wage
$33,540
75th Percentile Wage
$37,240
90th Percentile Wage
$39,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio operators in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,990.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.17
25th Percentile Wage
$9.35
50th Percentile Wage
$16.13
75th Percentile Wage
$17.89
90th Percentile Wage
$18.96

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio operators in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $18.96. The median hourly salary is $16.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.17.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radio operators from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201333,540-0.30%-0.30%
201233,640--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radio Operators in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio operators in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio operators in state of West Virginia ranges from $35,020 to $58,720. The highest paying area for radio operators in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $58,720. The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $35,020.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$58,720
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$35,020


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